U.S. Commercial Service - Basics of Exporting Webinar Series
Learn how your company can tap into the Global Marketplace! As part of the National Export Initiative, the Commerce Department’s Trade Information Center is offering a series of webinars on the basics of exporting.
Opportunities in Central America Business Development Conference & Trade Mission
Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Belize, July 15-19, 2013
The U.S. Commercial Service is organizing a trade mission in conjunction with the Opportunities in Central America Business Development Conference in San Jose, Costa Rica on July 15-19, 2013. Trade mission participants will be able to take part in the conference and have business-to-business meetings in two of the partnering countries. The mission is open to U.S. companies from a cross section of industries with potential for growth in Central America, but focusing on best prospects including construction equipment/road building machinery, medical equipment and devices, and safety/security.
Trade Mission to Colombia
Colombia, September 9-12, 2013
The U.S. Department of Commerce is organizing a multi-industry trade mission, which will provide participants the optimal venue to connect directly with business opportunities in the region. The purpose of this mission is to assist U.S. companies in launching or increasing exports of U.S. goods or services to Colombia. The mission will include business-to-business matchmaking appointments with local companies, as well as market briefings and networking events. The mission is open to U.S. companies from a cross section of industries with growing potential in Colombia, including, but not limited to safety and security equipment and services, medical equipment, cosmetics, agricultural machinery, and information technology.
U.S. Commercial Service Business Forum - DISCOVER2013 Exports: Compete, Win, Grow
Raleigh, North Carolina, September 9-12, 2013
The U.S. Commercial Service and the North Carolina District Export Council are hosting this international business conference geared towards U.S. companies that want to be competitive in rapidly growing markets. There will be regional panels featuring industry specialists and hands on information sessions covering international marketing strategy, foreign contract negotiation, global risk mitigation, and more. Participants will have many opportunities to network, as well as meet one on one with U.S. commercial diplomats.
Energy and Environment Trade Mission
Thailand, Malaysia, and the Philippines, September 15–21, 2013
This is an exciting opportunity to leverage fast growth in the Southeast Asian region, and be a part of President Obama’s Expanded Economic Engagement (E3) initiative in the region. Investment is pouring in to energy development projects and environmental initiatives in the region. The Department of Commerce will bring 15 – 20 companies for rounds of confirmed meetings with potential customers, partners, relevant government officials, and networking receptions in Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, and Manila.
C3 2013 US- Arab Summit with President Bill Clinton as Keynote
New York City, October 7, 2013
Join the U.S. Commercial Service for a one-day international business Summit designed to help U.S. businesses take advantage of established and emerging export opportunities in the Middle East. This event will provide participants with up-to-date market intelligence and help develop practical strategies for exporting their goods and services into new markets around the globe. Plenary sessions will feature high-ranking U.S. government officials, Diplomats and international business leaders from the private and public sector. Come dialogue with Experts on Finance, Intellectual Property Rights, Education, Energy, Safety & Security on changing polices between America and the Middle East. Early Bird Registration Fee: $200 through July 1 (use special registration code "charter;" $250 after July 1, 2013) Fee includes Access to all Plenary sessions, extreme Networking receptions, including breakfast, luncheon and evening reception.
Healthcare Trade Mission to Russia
October 21-25, 2013
The U.S. Department of Commerce is organizing a Healthcare Trade Mission to Moscow and St. Petersburg, Russia from October 21-25, 2013. The mission will focus on revealing crucial aspects of market intelligence and regulatory environment with the assistance of industry experts and Russian government agencies and introducing U.S. healthcare exporters to prospective business partners. The Healthcare Trade mission will promote the competitiveness of U.S. medical equipment, dental equipment and biotechnology subsectors in a key emerging market and demonstrate U.S. Government support for Russia’s healthcare sector goals. Recruitment is open until July 29, 2013. For more information, please contact Jessica Arnold at .